Dr Annette Bongardt

Dr Annette Bongardt

Visiting Senior Fellow in European Political Economy

European Institute

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About me

Annette Bongardt is Visiting Senior Fellow in European Political Economy at LSE. Before joining LSE she was a Visiting Fellow at the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Research of the European University Institute, Florence, and a Senior Member and Academic Visitor at St Antony’s College, Oxford University. She is regular Visiting Professor at the National Institute for Public Administration, Lisbon (where she coordinates the area of European Integration and Internationalisation), and Associate Professor at UFP, Porto. She gained an extensive teaching experience (namely Industrial Organization, European Economics, Environmental Economics) at the Universities of Aveiro (Associate Professor, Economics Department) and Universidade Católica (CEE/IEE), Lisbon, Portugal, as well as at the Universities of Victoria, BC, Canada, and Rome II (Tor Vergata) (Economics of European Integration) and the University of Pisa (Economics of Regulation), among others. She holds a Ph.D. in Economics (1990) from the European University Institute, Florence. She is a Research Associate of CICP (inter-institutional and interdisciplinary FCT research centre) and NIFIP (Faculty of Economics, Porto University) in Portugal. She has also been a Member of the Academic Advisory Committee of the European Studies Centre of St Antony’s College, Oxford University.

Research Interests

Her main research interests are European integration and economic governance (internal market, competition policy, Lisbon and Europe 2020 strategies, EU environmental, energy and climate policies); European and national strategies on sustainability and competitiveness; and European economic integration and migration policies (i.e. Chinese business communities and Chinese FDI).

Selected Publications

Her publications include several books, ranging from industrial organization/ innovation policy, EU competition policy, competitiveness factors, regional competitiveness/EU cohesion, to migration (Chinese migration and FDI) from a single market perspective, as well as articles in academic journals, most recently on the question of sustainable growth in Intereconomics (2013).

She has recently authored chapters on the Lisbon Strategy, Sustainability and Economic Governance, and the Single Market and the Lisbon and Europe 2020 Strategies, respectively, for the handbooks on European Integration by Oxford University Press (2012), Palgrave (2013) and Routledge (2015) and on Chinese Migration and FDI and on EMU and Structural Reform for Routledge (2016) and Palgrave (2016), respectively, and an article in the Journal of European Integration (2015) with colleagues at LSE and Oxford on Sustainability (here). 

Sha has produced a chapter on Growth and Industrial Strategy for the IPPR ‘Future of Britain in Europe’ essay collection. Joint work with F. Torres on Structural Reform and on EMU as a Sustainable Currency Area, are forthcoming in Europe in Crisis: a Structural Analysis, Palgrave, in The Euro and the Crisis, Springer, and as an article of the Journal of Economic Policy. She has been working on sustainability, on economic reform, on the euro crisis, on EU environmental policy and on the ‘optimal size’ of a Union (the EU and EMU), having recently written on Brexit (here).